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As we were preparing to move, that meant clearing out the fridge. I had one last bit of a caramel from my miracle batch creation sitting in a jar in the fridge. After all of the suspense, frustration, and effort that went into creating that caramel sauce, as mentioned here, I could not just simply throw it out. So that meant that I just “had” to make these Salted Caramel Chocolate Cupcakes.

Healthy homemade granola bars

So I told myself after a busy weekend that I would come home after work on Monday and write this post. But Monday just was not my day. It was one of those days where I just woke up on the wrong side of the bed. The day started with waiting for two hours in the morning for the Schornsteinfeger to come.

Guinness Irish Beef Stew

Sunday is usually my day to prepare some kind of one pot meal for the week. I decided to stray away from my usual go to, Chicken Tortilla Soup, and try something new – Guinness Irish Stew with Beef.

German Beef Rouladen

I never thought I would find myself craving to cook up some good old German beef rouladen. As a native born Texan, I rarely even ate a bite of steak while living there. I know I know… what kind of Texan am I?! Not a very good one my Texas friends would say.